|Chimbuk Pahar, Hill, Bandarban, Credit: Hasnain Chowdhury|
Chimbuk, the third largest mountain in Bangladesh Chimbuk is known around the country. The location of Chimbuk hill, 26 kilometers from Bandarban district town. Its height from the sea surface is about 2,500 cubic feet.
The mountain scenes on both side of the road to Chimbuk are very pleasant. On the way, the river Sangu is visible. In the mountains, along with the highest road of Bangladesh, it will seem to be passing through the moon.
Standing up to 2500 feet high will see this diverse natural scene in Chimbu. Standing on the hill, you can see the clouds rushing down. Cox's Bazar and Chittagong's different upazilas are seen from here. In the rainy season, clouds clouded by the side of the mountain seem like clouds of heaven in the sky.
The hotel or restaurant was not built here because Chimbuk is located in the remote hill area of Thani. Under the supervision of the Deputy Commissioner, there is a resthouse. There is a chance to have night time with the permission of the Deputy Commissioner.
There are army canteens beside Chimbuk. Breakfast is available in the morning and afternoon. Besides, there are two tourist centers named Milananchari and Shakura on the way to Bandarban to Chimbuk. But it is best to go with Bandarban to take light food and other necessities.
How to go
First you have to go to Bandarban town. Many transport companies leave the bus to Bandarban every day from various places in Dhaka. You can go to Bandarban riding on one of the buses such as Shyamoli, Hanif, Unique, S Alam, Dolphin. They leave for Bandarban at Kalabagan, Sayedabad or Fakirapul at 10pm or around 11:30 pm. Rs. 550 per house for non AC bus AC 950 Taka
Bandarban can go from Chittagong to Bandarban. Pudali and Purbani Paribahan buses from Baddharhat to Bandarban are settled. These buses are priced at Tk 220 per person.
Then, to reach Chimbuk, the bus will be rented by the jeep, Land Cruiser, Land Rover, Pajero and Bandarban-Thani, which are known as the moons of the Moon from Ruma bus station in Bandarban city (special buses which can be used on a remote mountainous route).
The road is quite safe and it is risky to travel to the bus. No motor vehicle can be reached after 4pm on Chimbuk-Thani. So tourists should come back within 4.
Where to stayThere are numerous resorts, hotels, motels and resthouses in Bandarban. Where you can spend the night at 600 to 3 thousand rupees.
Holiday Inn Resort: Holiday Inn Resort on the small hill top opposite the Cloud Tourist Complex. Here are a few small cottages. Phone 0361-628896
Hillside Resort: Milanchhari located 5 kilometers to the Bandarban-Chimbuk road. Here is the good night's good condition in the environments. Mobile-1556539022
Hotel Four Star: Hotel Forster located in Bandarban town. There are two types of AC and non AC rooms. Every room in the hotel has television. Phone 0361-62466
Hotel Three Star: It is located beside Bandarban bus stop. The Nilgiri car is excluded from the front of this hotel. It can have 8/10 people, a flat of 4 beds. Not every AC flat - 2500, AC - 3000 Booking Phone: One Star owner and owner of Three Star Hotel, Manik Chowdhury-01553421089/018137878731.
Hotel River View: The Hotel River View has been developed in the natural environment surrounding the Sangu River in the district. There is also its own restaurant. Phone 0361-629707
You can stay at the Neolithic Skepp resort if you want. There are six rooms in three cottages on the Neolithic Skepp resort. The rent of each room is Tk 3,000. Besides, the authorities offer good quality food for the guests. Contact: 01777765789.
Nilakalak Skaep Resort: 3000 Taka
Tourism Motel: 750 to 2000 taka.
Hotel Four Star: Single-300, Double-600, AC-1200 Taka
Hotel Three Star: Non AC Flat - Rs.2500, AC - 3000
Hotel Plaza Bandarban: Single-400 Taka, Double-850, AC-1200 Taka
There is also a beautiful rest house in the district administration of the Meghla tourism center. Where vacation can be enjoyed well There are four rooms for the night. Every room is 2500 / - (daily). Anyone can call for bookings- 0361-622741 and 0361-62274.